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The genera of British moths

popularly described and arranged according to the system now adopted in the British Museum : illustrated by a series of picturesque plates, exhibiting the insects in their different stages, with the caterpillars and the plants on which they are generally found
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1: Popularly Described and Arranged According to the System Now Adopted in the British Museum The order of Insects to which Moths and Butterflies belong, is the one most popularly known, not only on account of the beauty of many of the species, but also from their curious transformations having been more frequently observed, in consequence of Author: H.

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Get this from a library. The genera of British moths: popularly described and arranged according to the system now adopted in the British Museum ; illustrated by a series of picturesque plates, exhibiting the insects in their different ages, with the caterpillars and the plants on which they are generally found.

[Henry Noel Humphreys; T J Allman]. Feb 4, - Decorative cover of ‘The Genera of British Moths’ by H. Noel Humphreys. Published by Paul Jerrard & Sons. Henry Noel Humphreys (–), was a British illustrator, naturalist, entomologist, and numismatist. Humphreys, who studied medieval manuscripts in Italy as a young man, became an accomplished scholar in numerous subjects.

In addition to his entomological texts, Humphreys wrote works on ancient Greek and Roman coins, archaeology, and the art of writing and printing.

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UKMoths has been providing identification help and information about Britain's moths for over 15 years. Traditionally, moth fieldguides have concentrated on the so-called "macro-moths".

The Lepidoptera of the British Islands. A Descriptive Account of the Families, Genera, and Species Indigenous to Great Britain and Ireland, their Preparatory States, Habits, and Localities. Now SCARCE-RARE: Many copies of this book have been disbound.

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A Blue Tit may need as many as 15, moth caterpillars to raise a single brood. Other sections in our Illustrated Guide to British Moths. Existing sections are shown below and more will be added. The genera of British moths: popularly described and arranged according to the system now adopted in the British Museum: illustrated by a series of picturesque plates, exhibiting the insects in their different stages, with the caterpillars and the plants on which they are generally found.

The Genera and Species of British Butterflies [with] The Genera of British Moths Humphreys, H.N. Published by T.J. Allman / Paul Jerrard n.d. [c], London (). I have been interested in natural history and particularly the moths and butterflies for the best part of 60 years. I started, like many of the time, with the Observers book of the larger British moths, progressed to the two volumes of Richard South's moths of the British Isles and finally Bernard Skinner's Colour Identification Guide to Moths of the British Isles/5(48).

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British Moths: Second Edition: A Photographic Guide to the Moths of Britain and Ireland. The Genera of British Moths (vol. 2 only) by H Noel Humphreys | 1 Jan The Book of British Hawk-Moths. A popular handbook for lepidopterists Illustrated from nature, etc.

The Genera of British Moths. Price: £ including postage and packing within the UK. Overseas postage extra. Publishers: London, Paul Jerrard, c Hardcover no dust-wrapper. Description: Imp. 8vo. 62 hand-coloured plates, teg, giltstamped cloth. Spine relaid, corners rubbed, new end-papers, slight uniform darkening of paper, plate 1.

Waring, Paul, Martin Townsend and Richard Lewington () Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland. British Wildlife Publishing, Hook, UK. British Wildlife Publishing, Hook, UK.

Description. This remarkable book brings a totally new dimension to the identification of larger British moths. Gone are the traditional museum photographs of pinned specimens with their wings splayed, and in their place are beautifully executed paintings of moths in their natural resting postions.

A Natural History of British Moths complete in 4 volumes A Natural History of British Moths, Accurately Delineating Every Known Species, with the English as well as Scientific Names, Accompanied by Full descriptions, Date of Appearance, Lists of the Localities They Haunt, Their Food in the Caterpillar Stage, and Other Features of Their habits.

Click on the following links to display the pages of moths by family: Micro moths page 1 – Micropterigidae to Yponomeutidae Micro moths page 2 – Coleophoridae to Cosmopterigidae Micro moths page 3 – Tortricidae Micro moths page 4 – Read More.

Investigating Insects: Rare Entomology Books. A Natural History of British Moths by Francis Morris Beetles of the British Isles The Genera and Species of British Butterflies by H. Noel Humphreys Hymenoptera of America North of Mexico by C.F.W.

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Packed with the stunning photography, this photographic guide is the perfect single-volume guide to Britain's moths.

Its coverage is broad, including macro-moths and species of micros. The concise text provides important information on identification, size and larval food plant for each species and, for the first time, maps are included. Introductory sections cover habitats, life.

THE GENERA OF BRITISH MOTHS HUMPHREYS H N, THE GENERA OF BRITISH MOTHS, nd (), vi pages, imp 8vo, 62 hand-coloured plates, gilt edges, cloth binding with gilt embossed figures on cover and spine which has been discreetly rebacked, gilt edges, T.

The Genera of British Moths. Dealer. Dublin, IE. Fixed Price. GBP. Buy Now. About the object. First edition, undated but circa A fair copy in publisher's cloth, complete with the 62 chromo plates, but the pages are all loose, no markings or inscriptions the plates are generally in very good condition, with some minor edgewaer in a.

Micropterigoidea is the superfamily of "mandibulate archaic moths", all placed in the single family Micropterigidae, containing currently about twenty living are considered the most primitive extant lineage of lepidoptera (Kristensen, ). The name comes from the Greek for mikros, little and pterux, a wing.

The fossil record of the group goes back to the Middle-Late Jurassic Class: Insecta. : Natural History of British Moths: MORRIS, Rev. A Natural History of British Moths.

London: Henry Edward Knox, Four volumes. Royal octavo, original green gilt- and blind-stamped cloth, uncut and unopened. $Second edition, with nearly specimens of moths illustrated on hand-colored Anglican rector, Morris is "best known by his works on.

The Lepidoptera of the British Islands: a Descriptive Account of the Families, Genera and Species Indigenous to Great Britain and Ireland, their Preparatory States, Habits and Localities.

[Read more: The Secret Life of Moths] The Country Life guide to identifying British moths. Garden tiger (Arctia caja) If the distinctive garden tiger is a species you recall from your childhood, but one you haven’t seen for some time, you’re not alone.This is a wonderful book runner up for Natural World Book of the Yearit is a model of its genera and the definitive bible for orthopteroid insects in the UK and Ireland.

Though there are only 52 species of orthopteroid insects in the area covered, which makes producing a definitive work in one volume possible, the authors of this work.